Update (9-23-06): Helene's a category 1 now and is headed for Ireland.
Update (9-22-06): Helene may reach England.
Update (9-17-06): Helene is now a category 3 hurricane.
Update (9-15-06): Helene should become a hurricane soon; it's strengthening and becoming more organized.
TD8 is now TS Helene and might make it to a category 2 hurricane. Here's an earlier report:
A STRONG TROPICAL WAVE NEAR THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA IS MOVING WESTWARD AT ABOUT 15 MPH. THIS SYSTEM HAS SOME POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPMENT DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO AS IT MOVES OVER THE FAR EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC.